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International Rankings of Hong Kong - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Hong Kong, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Hong Kong, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 14 39 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 49 2.886 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 12 93 % 2021
Internet users - total 81 6.975 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 10 51 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 36 3.673 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2 319 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 55 23.940 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 49 1.2 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 73 14.7 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 35 105.849 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 48 70.124 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 6 5.2 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 16 41.712 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 17 1.648 trillion US Dollars 2019
Exports 11 751.260 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 38 365.753 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 2 188 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 118 9.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 80 67 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 186 187.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 76 21.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 52 0.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 149 0.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 167 7.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 6 92.3 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 8 53.9 % 2016
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 24 38.1 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2016
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 33 1.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 10 733.459 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 126 2.08 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 148 1.57 % 2021
Labor force 100 3.842 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 94 19.9 % 2016
Public debt 199 0.1 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 46 444.624 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 65 6.34 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 16 60000 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 152 0.12 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 8 496.867 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 59 23.2 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 134 5.32 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 141 13.6117 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 82 16.3 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 92 15 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 31 23.557 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 72 6.484 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 37 62.451 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 44 5.485 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 27 5.485 million metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 55 44.184 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 20 12.700 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 56 14.168 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 95 1.622 billion kWh 2020
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 53 0.4 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 4 99.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 69 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 27 172.009 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 63 4.913 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 35 4.913 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 38 404600 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 105 100 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 78 13570 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 24 402100 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 184 N/A megatons 2024
Air pollutants - methane emissions 185 N/A megatons 2024
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 190 N/A micrograms per cubic meter 2024
Land use - agricultural land 183 5 2018
Land use - arable land 134 3.2 2018
Land use - forest 184 0 2018
Land use - permanent crops 76 0.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 155 0.9 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 98 0 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 180 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 146 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - industrial 109 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - municipal 115 N/A cubic meters 2024
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 135 0.58 2025
Urbanization - urban population 1 100 2023
Geography
Area - land 184 1073 sq km 0
Area - total 185 1108 sq km 0
Area - water 126 35183 sq km 0
Coastline 92 733 km 0
Elevation - highest point 140 958 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 152 N/A meters 2024
Irrigated land 151 10 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 157 33 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 183 5 2018
Land use - arable land 134 3.2 2018
Land use - forest 184 0 2018
Land use - permanent crops 76 0.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 155 0.9 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 2024
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 153 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 64 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 136 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 169 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 97 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Birth rate 150 7.9 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 36 66.7 % 2017
Current health expenditure 93 N/A % of GDP 0
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 132 47.7 % 2023
Death rate 48 8 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 28 28.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 119 3.5 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 138 46.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 185 17.8 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 110 N/A % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 46 4 % of GDP 2021
Gross reproduction rate 109 0.6 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 217 2.2215 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 162 2.8 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 164 2.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 32 86.68 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 11 81.1 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 7 83.8 years 2023
Literacy - definition 3 N/A 2024
Literacy - female 122 N/A % 0
Literacy - male 100 N/A % 0
Literacy - total population 110 N/A % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 122 N/A deaths/100,000 live births 2024
Median age - female 36 48.17 years 0
Median age - male 9 45 years 0
Median age - total 6 46.8 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 15 29.8 2008
Net migration rate 43 1.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 145 N/A % 2024
Physicians density 79 2.04 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 105 7.288 million 2023
Population growth rate 140 0.15 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 27 96.4 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 120 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 97 3.6 % of population 2017
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 68 3.6 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 7 1.09 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 38 0.82 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 27 0.86 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 8 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 33 0.86 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 147 1.23 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 135 0.58 2025
Urbanization - urban population 1 100 2023
Transportation
Airports 122 3 2024
Heliports 25 94 2024
Merchant marine - total 11 2537 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 4 12.677 billion 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 21 47.102 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 21 275 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 16 12 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 85 2193 km 2021
Roadways - total 107 2193 km 2021
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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